The Peace Palace in The Hague is home to a number of international judicial institutions, including the International Court of Justice (ICJ) or World Court, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), the renowned Peace Palace Library, as well as the Hague Academy of International Law, which attracts law students from all over the world every summer. The Peace Palace is one of the most photographed landmarks of The Hague and is accessible to the public through guided tours. The Palace, the premises on which it stands and the Library are the property of the Carnegie Foundation. The Foundation encourages the organisation of seminars and other initiatives to foster the peace ideal and is part of the international philanthropic network of Carnegie Institutions.
George Maduroplein 1, The Hague 2584, The Netherlands
070 416 2400
For almost 60 years Madurodam has been the smallest city in the Netherlands. Canals, gabled houses and all kinds of other typical Dutch scenes: the miniature city offers you the highlights of the Netherlands on a scale 1:25.
The very best of Dutch painting from the Golden Age; a splendid seventeenth-century city palace on the Hofvijver in The Hague: a combination that makes the Mauritshuis a unique museum. It is where you can see Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring and his View of Delft, Rembrandt’s Anatomical Lesson and his last self-portrait, The Bull by Paulus Potter and Jan Steen’s Girl Eating Oysters. And also where you will find paintings by Hals, Rubens, Holbein, Fabritius, Coorte, Jan Brueghel the Elder, Van Dyck and many other masters. Their masterpieces are shown to beautiful advantage in the museum’s intimate rooms. Until 1 April 2012, you will still be able to admire them in the Mauritshuis in the city centre. From 28 April 2012 the collection will be on show at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague. This temporary location is a result of the Mauritshuis’s expansion and renovation due to take place between April 2012 and mid-2014.
Escher in Het Paleis is a permanent exhibition dedicated to the world-famous artist M.C. Escher, whose art startled millions of people all over the world. The collection is housed in the former Winter Palace of Queen Mother Emma of the Netherlands. It is the only public building in The Hague where the original royal ambience of a palace has been maintained.
Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT; literal translation, Netherlands Dance Theatre) is a Dutch contemporary dance company. NDT is headquartered at the Lucent Danstheater in The Hague. In addition to the Lucent Danstheater, NDT performs at other venues in the Netherlands, including Amsterdam's Het Muziektheater and Nijmegen's Stadsschouwburg.
Noordeinde Palace is one of the three official palaces of the Dutch royal family. Located in The Hague in the province of South Holland, it has been used as the "working palace" for Queen Beatrix since 1984.
Een fitness en spa complex in het voormalige Mauritskadebad. Midden in het centrum van de Hofstad is Caesar fitness + Spa Resort gevestigd, een pand waarin bijzonder veel faciliteiten zijn ondergebracht. Denk aan fitness, groepslessen, yoga, verschillende sauna’s, hamam en beautybehandelingen. Met maar liefst 4400 vierkante meter aan fitness en spa resort is alles mogelijk
Chef Han merges Oriental and French cuisines with one another. Han doesn’t only use famous ingredients from both worlds but also combines traditional preparation methods and techniques. With this he has created his own unique style.
Indonesian restaurant Garoeda celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1999. The restaurant is situated in the stylish city-centre of The Hague with all her monumental buildings. At restaurant Garoeda, within a walking distance of the house of Parliament and the working palace of the Dutch Queen, you can enjoy either a light lunch up to complete Rijsttafel (ricetable).
il Senso represents a new generation of Italian 'wining & dining', with appreciation for authentic dishes and ingredients, served in a contemporary setting. il Senso's professional staff combines personal attention, service and Mediterranean hospitality, making your dinner at il Senso a memorable experience! The menu is based on traditional Italian cuisine, yet allowing for improvisation and innovation. Fresh, pure and tasty. il Senso's menu changes on a regular basis, allowing for optimal use of seasonal products.
il Senso's carefully selected wine list offers a wide range top quality Italian wines, many of which available per glass because of a unique serving system.
Oni offers fresh and delicious Japanese food - from Bento boxes, to sushi, sashimi, and more. It's a hip & trendy place to meet friends for sushi. An extensive menu with plenty of the usual suspects as well as something different. A great selection of wines, sakes, Japanese beers, teas and cocktails. Good service. Waiters are keen to explain menu options.
't Ogenblik, Dutch for "the moment", is a French-style brasserie that prides itself on a few Dutch specialties and a sense of Dutch gezelligheid, or congeniality. The place is full service, and has excellent service for breakfast, lunch, dinner and high tea. The style of the place is very cozy, the staff is friendly and the prices are decent for the quality of the food. Reservations for dinner are wise, but dropping in is usually okay for earlier meals.